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We're founders and first hires who love to build and scale software. We invest in teams that we'd personally like to be part of. 

Meet the Team


Shuonan Chen

General Partner at IOVC

Faculty at UC Berkeley School of Engineering & Singularity University

CEO of Shinect, the largest Asian engineer /entrepreneur community in Bay Area


Voting Commissioner on California’s Mental Health Commission appointed by Governor


Co-author to one of the leading books on financial regulations published by Cambridge University Press


Juris Doctor, CUHK; BA, BS, BS (Econ), UC Berkeley


Shef Wang

General Partner at IOVC


General Manager of Greater China region at Rescale (an IOVC portfolio)


Founding Member & Board Director of Decode (largest technology and entrepreneurship community co-hosted with UC Berkeley and Stanford)

Advisory Board Member of Tsinghua University Institute of Advanced Equipment


MEng (Machine Learning), UC Berkeley; BS (Math, Statistics), Summa Cum Laude, University of Hong Kong

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Sandy Diao

Venture Partner at IOVC


Director of Growth at Descript ($50M Series C)

First B2B growth hire at Pinterest


Former Business Growth Lead at Facebook


Zero to $200M GMV new market expansion at Indiegogo

Founder and Growth Advisor at Drift International

Duan Sinan(Will)

Co-Founder of IOVC; 


China Top 60 outstanding Chinese in North America, 2020 HuRun US-China Innovation outstanding award.Angel investor, invested in Notable Investment including: Instacart, Checkr, Boom Supersonic Airplane, Grubmarket, Dialpad, NatureBox, Rescale, Zenreach, Native, and etc.

China LiaoNing International Chamber of Commerce for the Private Sector- Los Angeles Club President

Co-Founder of Unity Prosper, Unity Prosper has developed and invested a total value of real estate exceeds 1 billion US dollars and the total building area exceeds 3.5 million square feet, and total land area covers 130 acres. Its primary focus is on developing and investing in hospitality, mixed -use commercial and residential homes and luxury active adult living facilities. 
Innovation college of HunDun, 2019
B.S. from UC Irvine

Paul Sun

Co-Founder of IOVC;  

Angel investor, Forbes 30 Under 30

Co-founder & managing director at Victory investment holdings. Hold 5 million+ sqft commercial space in china and US; 1 million+ sqft new development retail and apartment space in china and us; Manage 17 million+ sqft commercial space in china

Founder Partner at GD sports, professional esport league competing in World University Cyber Games 

EMBA from Tsinghua University

Wei Guo

Chief Advisor of IOVC;


Recognized as 40 Under 40 by Fortune China, and was ranked as the #3 of the top 50 angel investors by Forbes based on investment volume and successful exits.

Ranked as #1 angel investor in Artificial Intelligence by VentureBeat and was recognized under both the Venture Capital and Big Money Startups categories of the Forbes 30 Under 30. In 2016, Wei was listed as one of the Global Top 20 Best Cross-Border Early-Stage Investors by ChinaVenture. He was one of the few to be cited as a “China Whisperer” by the Washington Post and was one of the first Chinese investors to be featured on the Information.


Learn more about our investments

See the full list of companies that we've invested in to date.

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